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May 19, 2020
MEET OUR TEAM – Intern to EdgeUp Advisor, Jesse Van Ness

The name Jesse Van Ness is definitely not new around here. Jesse started working for B&A Genetics in 2018 as a sales intern, he spent two summers with us, progressing his sales skills each year. We are very excited to announce that Jesse will be coming onto the team as a full time EdgeUp Advisor[…]

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March 18, 2020
MEET OUR TEAM – New Hire EdgeUp Advisor, Ryan Minyo

B&A Genetics is very excited to announce our newest EdgeUp Advisor, hailing from Mount Gilead, Ohio, Ryan Minyo. He will be assisting growers on getting an EdgeUp on their farms, focusing on the central Ohio region. Being on the farm is nothing new to Ryan, with his dad being a farm broadcaster and his uncle[…]

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October 31, 2019
B&A GENETICS HARVEST UPDATE – END OF OCTOBER 2019

B&A GENETICS HARVEST UPDATE – END OF OCTOBER 2019 WHAT. A. YEAR. With a crazy planting season, that sent us into a very late plant, we knew this harvest was going to be different compared to other years. Here is our in-field report from our B&A Genetics® team: B&A Genetics Director of Agronomy, Mark Beamer:[…]

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May 29, 2019
Meet Our Team – New Hire EdgeUp Advisor, Lane Steinke

Meet one of B&A’s newest EdgeUp Advisor’s, Lane Steinke. Lane’s history with working on his family’s farm and interest in helping area growers get more from every acre makes him a great asset to the B&A team. Lane is a recent graduate of Western Illinois University with a degree in Agriculture Business and currently resides[…]

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May 16, 2019
Summer Hire Spotlight 2019- Welcome Chase Stephens

Chase Stephens is joining B&A Genetics as a summer Sales Intern. His knowledge and interest in agriculture began at an early age as Chase grew up working with friends and neighbors on their farms. He is currently studying early childhood education at Wright State Lake Campus in Celina, Ohio. An interesting fact about Chase is[…]

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January 24, 2019
Soybean Seed Quality

As we move into the 2019 growing year, one of the residual issues from 2018 that will affect this upcoming growing season is soybean seed quality. The 2018 growing year brought some of the highest yields we’ve seen; but seed quality issues stole some of the spotlight. Many of these issues were the result of[…]

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November 26, 2018
Got Stink bugs??

This past growing season, damage caused by stink bugs proved to be one of the biggest surprises to many growers. The reality is, there are several species of stink bugs that feed on corn and soybeans in the Ohio and Indiana regions (Fig 1). Stink bugs will overwinter in any type of ground cover or[…]

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October 12, 2018
HARVEST UPDATE – 10/12/2018

Harvest Update for B&A Genetics October 12,2018. NW Allen County: “18-10 did pretty fantastic for being in a wetter spot this year. Was very pleased with how corn looked in the wet areas and absolutely please with how it played out in the good areas of the field!” SE Allen County: “ “19-10 and 18-11[…]

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September 26, 2018
Common Corn Diseases – Part 2: Stalk Diseases

Your corn, regardless of the field, is threatened by common stalk and ear disease each year. This is the second of a two-part series that looks closer at some of the most common stalk and ear disease as well as how to avoid them.   Yes, Stalk Rot Can Happen to Your Fields Stalk rots[…]

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September 14, 2018
Common Corn Diseases – Part 1: Ear Diseases

There are several common ear and stalk diseases that affect corn every year, and regardless of field, there’s always a risk for disease. As we look forward to harvest, now is the time to identify and plan for proper storage of potentially moldy grain. This is the first of a two-part series that investigates the[…]

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